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nomination for president of the united states. [ cheering and applause [ >> reporter: president obama said he wants to restore the values that built america. >> the president: the largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. >> reporter: and characterized the republican plan as the same prescription they've had for 30 years. >> the president: feel a cold coming on, take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: he cautioned some in his party not to depend on government to solve every problem and lit into republicans for believing government is the problem. >> the president: any more than our welfare recipients or corporations, or unions or immigrants, or gays or any other group we are told to blame for our troubles. >> reporter: on foreign policy he listed his successes including the death of bin laden and jocked about mitt romney's lack of experience. >> the president: you might not be ready for diplomacy with bayning -- with beijing if you can visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> r
by a movie made by a california filmmaker. security is being beefed up at united states missions around the world. >> reporter: right now u.s. officials say the pentagon is moving two warships to the libyan coast they carry tomahawk missiles but do not have a specific mission but they give commanders flexibility to respond to any mission ordered by the president. also right now, new video in yemen, protesters have stormed the entrance of the united states embassy there and have burned an american flag. they have made it past the outer security wall inside to the main gate you see there. at this point it does not appear they've breached the embassy building. it was a violent protest in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. last night the fraternity at uc berkeley of which he was a member held a candlelight vigil in his honor. we were able to talk with stevens' stepfather by phone. >> there's no one in the english-speaking world that is more sympathetic to the arab cause and the arab culture than chris. tragic irony that some crazy fringe element of that culture should murder h
's expected to declare anti-american rain and riots among muslims will never force the united states to backtrack on diplomacy. there's little doubt the campaign will hang heavily over his speech. >> mitt romney is in new york set to address the clinton global initiative's annual gathering. romney continues to hammer the president's handling of foreign policy. >>> president obama and first lady are special guests on the view this morning in the interview taped yesterday barbara walters asked if mrs. obama might one day run for the presidency. >> she should run for office but says she doesn't want to. [ applause ] >> the president: look, michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think that -- >> it is absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. >> i think the president just dodged a bullet. you can watch the president and mrs. obama on the view this morning at 10. >> that's the response publicly. >>> if you missed monday night football last night on espn you missed the call that has fans and most o
national interest, to send additional 30,000 united states troops to afghanistan. >> reporter: at that time, he announced the schedule for their withdrawal. a goal that has been met. 33,000, u.s. troops took part in the surge, 10,000 were out by july of last year and the remaining 23,000 are now gone. in his statement, the defense secretary had a sobering reminder, saying it is important to underscore even as our surge troops return home there are roughly 68,000 americans who remain in a tough fight in afghanistan along side their nato and afghan partners, we are a nation at war. the human toll of the surge was tremendous. of the almost 2,000 u.s. casualties in afghanistan, 57% happened during the surge. now, those who remain face the die-hard insurgents and growing threat of insider attacks. the deadline to bring the final troops home is still 2014. >>> back here good news for anyone who relies on san francisco's great highway for their commute. the project that closed southbound lanes from lincoln to skyline boulevard will be completed monday. four days ahead of schedule. dump instruction
of state hillary clinton is spending this labor day holiday in indonesia urging states to present a united front in their dealings with china. she will be in the capital today to offer u.s. support for a regionally endorsed plan to ease tensions by implementing a code of conduct for all claims of disputed islands jakarta is the headquarters for the nations. the u.s. hopes progress will be made before a sum nate president obama plans to attend. >>> a dog with a nose for mussels is working to stop a mess beingy -- a pesky infestation. sniffing out the mussels wreaking havoc in lake sonoma and mendocino. they are attaching themselves to the bottom of boats reproduce quickly over taking waterways and does straying habitats and fisheries. caused more than 500 million dollars in damage nationwide. the dog is randomly expecting boats. >>> 4:57. we are following developing news vallejo. serious questions are raised about fatal police shooting. we are there live with the latest on the investigation. >>> california delegate sent packing after trouble at the democratic national convention. >>> part g
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